Breast Cancer is very common nowadays, which forms in the cells of breasts. Breast cancer can occur in both men and women, but it’s far more common in women. Breast cancer survival rates have increased and you need a long time to regain your energy after curing it.
Women who are diagnosed with breast cancer should exercise regularly during and after treatment to boost both physical and emotional health. Exercising during breast cancer helps in improving body weight, muscle strength, confidence, mood swings, depression, and anxiety. Moreover, regular exercise has also some good side effects during the treatment, such as improvements in fatigue and pain. According to the research, many women claimed that exercise after breast cancer may reduce the risk by as much as 24%.
Here are few best exercising tips when you have breast cancer.
1- Check-in first and know when the right time is for you
As it is known, Exercising is safe before, during, and after treatment. But a doctor’s consultation is important. Start exercising slowly rather than exercising too much. Some of the activities may be a better fit than others. Most importantly, listen to your body, some days you may feel good or some days not. Give some time to your body to adjust in and start gradually. Even the smallest effort can help you both physically and emotionally.
2- Choose Steps You Enjoy
There are plenty of moves in which you can enjoy. i.e. walking, running, cycling, swimming, and many endless options. You can walk or run along with your pets. Join your friends for swimming and cycling. Your mood swings affect a lot on your health.
3- Take a few minutes for warming up
Before exercising, warm up your body by walking fastly 5 to 10 minutes. Try to make flexible your body by stretching all major muscle groups.
4- Don’t think about others and live a full life
When you face difficulties in your life, you should learn to avoid others. Many diseases can cure with the right care and according to the research, many women can live well with this disease.
5- Exercise has physical benefits
Chemotherapies vary from body to body, sometimes there are not many side effects and you can defeat your disease by exercising, and by keeping your muscles and bones active. Your exercise goal should be 30 minutes per day. If your body is dealing with low bone mineral density, try lower impact exercises such as walking, swimming, and yoga.
According to one of the research, losing a small amount of weight can reduce the risk of cancer reoccurring, after you have been diagnosed with breast cancer.